Instagram is notoriously inconsistent when it comes to which pics they decide to ban and which they allow to remain. Some have said there’s an unsaid bias against male nudity, while women get free reign to show tits and ass. I’m not sure if that’s true, but I do know I get a ton more accounts trying to follow me that have a profile shot of a naked woman, 0 followers, and a link to a porn site than I get naked men with the same. Another bit of evidence to support the theory is the recent banning of Miles Kennelly for some relatively tame photographs. Mr. Kennelly is an undergrad at Harvard University, and he wears a number of other hats such as investor, entrepreneur and vlogger. Apparently Instagram didn’t like him in a swimsuit so they kept taking down his photos. Some are seen here, and nothing rises to the level of tasteless or even remotely close to full-frontal nudity. Hell, there’s not even a naked ass here, and they’re all over Instagram. Whatever the reasoning for Instagram’s prudish and arbitrary banning policy, it’s resulted in even greater exposure for Mr. Kennelly, which is why he’s Hunk of the Day. That’s the way an Instagram ban works: more traffic elsewhere, less Instagram interaction and engagement. Congratulations to Kennelly on joining the I-Was-Banned-From-Instagram club, and his first Hunk of the Day nod.
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